Veltins Pilsner - Brauerei C. & A. Veltins GmbH & Co.

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233 Ratings

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Ratings: 233
Reviews: 130
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 13.33%
Wants: 6
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei C. & A. Veltins GmbH & Co. visit their website

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-16-2000)
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3.99/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: crystal clear; light gold in color - SRM approx. 4-5; 1 finger white head that receded to a thin cap; light lacing;

S: light grainy malt, some perfumy/floral notes from the hops as well as a touch of spiciness;

T: flavor is dominated by moderate hop bitterness that lasts all the way through a long finish; there is some malt graininess and a touch of sweet ness as well; a bit of breadiness from the yeast is also evident;

M: light bodied; effervescent carbonation; dry; crisp; refreshing;

O: very easy to drink;

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.2/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.2/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of RickyS
2.75/5  rDev -20.3%

I'll be synthetic: this is like drinking a daisy.

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3/5  rDev -13%

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3.92/5  rDev +13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.64/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.74/5  rDev +8.4%

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3/5  rDev -13%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.4/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of AdamNowek
3.64/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of DerAtomsmasher
3.79/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I really this- a solid, affordable German import. A thinner-bodied Urquell, almost.

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4.28/5  rDev +24.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.85/5  rDev +11.6%

11.2oz bottle purchased at Huckleberry’s in Spokane for $1.29. Brewed in the Ruhr Valley town of Meschede, I know for a fact I drank at least one bottle of this while studying in Germany almost exactly 15 years ago (there’s photographic proof, though the label was slightly different and the bottle was a stubbie). According to the label, this was bottled on June 6th of this year, which creates the (admittedly spurious) impression that bottling this beer was how Germany chose to recognize the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Poured into a Jever Pilsener glass, this was a slightly chill-hazed gold color and featured an appropriate-sized sudsy, bone-white head. Said head began dropping after a couple of minutes, but left sheets of lace on the sides of the glass.

Grassy, herbal hops and earthy yet slightly sweet malts are what the nose picked up. Yep, it smells like an authentic German pilsener.

Slightly bitter and herbal tasting, with a mineralish aspect that stood out just a tad. Partway through there was a light, tart fruity flavor that complemented the dryness. Things finished off with a dry, clean zap.

Light bodied, with a prickly, slightly dry mouthfeel.

This makes me want to go out and find a Jever to compare it with. I think this has a slightly more mineralish flavor than that brand (my favorite authentic pils), but is fairly similar. For $1.29 a bottle, I’d definitely have this again.

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3/5  rDev -13%

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3.7/5  rDev +7.2%

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3/5  rDev -13%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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Veltins Pilsner from Brauerei C. & A. Veltins GmbH & Co.
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